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What employers want: Pathways, programs in West Point

Posted:Friday, June 13, 2014
Categories: Community; Workforce; Automation; Automotive; Drafting; Electrical; Electronics; Welding; Recruiting; Machining
EMCC’s Manufacturing Technology and Engineering team was in West Point June 12 to talk about helping people learn the skills employers want. “We’ve got a lot going on, both in Clay County and at EMCC with the consolidation of Workforce, credit courses and Adult Basic Education under the umbrella of the Manufacturing Technology and Engineering Division,” said Mitzi Thompson, director of EMCC’s West Point Center.

EMCC stories: Welding's "big brother" says good-bye

Posted:Monday, May 12, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Welding; Students, general
This year’s welding class at EMCC's Scooba campus considers itself a family. And if that makes instructor Thomas Holifield the dad, then graduate Quentin Potts is the big brother with all the experience and the good advice. The 44-year-old Ackerman native returned to school two years ago ... after not being in a classroom for more than 20 years.

Career-Tech students claim top spots at SkillsUSA competition

Posted:Friday, February 28, 2014
Categories: Career-Technical; Students, general; Automotive; Computers; Cosmetology; Culinary; Hotel-Restaurant; Electrical; Welding
Competitors from East Mississippi Community College left the Mississippi SkillsUSA technical competition Feb. 26 in Biloxi with seven first-place finishes. These students will advance in June to the National Skills USA competition in Kansas City, Mo.

EMCC tops eight categories at SkillsUSA competition

Posted:Wednesday, April 03, 2013
Categories: Automotive; Welding; Career-Technical
East Mississippi Community College students have added to their long list of first place finishes at the SkillsUSA career-technical competition in Raymond, besting eight categories. In addition, EMCC students also placed in the Top 5 in 10 additional categories.

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